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For Jason, win worth the wait
Marlins' rally falls short
After falling behind early, Florida posted a four-run sixth on RBIs by Jason Wood, Joe Borchard, Alfredo Amezaga and Aaron Boone, but couldn't get the tying run. Wes Obermueller yielded five runs (one earned) over five frames.
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 Wood's RBI single
 Borchard's RBI single
 Boone's RBI single
Nationals 6, Marlins 4
Jason Simontacchi fanned four and walked two, throwing 58 of his 80 pitches for strikes. (Nick Wass/AP)
Series at a glance:
Nats finish sweep of Fish
Buoyed by a five-run second inning, Jason Simontacchi held the Marlins to three earned runs in 5 1/3 frames to earn his first victory since Sept. 20, 2003. Jesus Flores and Cristian Guzman each drove in a pair of runs, while Felipe Lopez added an RBI.
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 Guzman's two-run triple
 Flores' first RBI single
 Flores' second RBI single
TODAY'S WRAPS: May 13, 2007
Florida (16-21)
Lost 3
Washington 6, Florida 4   WSH
Washington (12-25)
Won 3
May 13, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0   4 9 1
0 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 X   6 7 1
Standings thru 5/13/07  |  Gameday  |  Marlins Stats  |  Nationals Stats
Ramirez, SS4000102.329
Uggla, 2B5120021.240
Cabrera, 3B2100211.320
Jacobs, 1B2000021.281
  Wood, 1B2111000.240
Willingham, LF3130100.296
Borchard, RF4011023.200
Amezaga, CF3001003.222
Treanor, C3010002.136
  b-Gall, PH1000000.000
Obermueller, P2000002.125
  a-Boone, PH1011000.304
  Messenger, P0000000.000
  Gardner, P0000000.000
  c-Olivo, PH1000000.252

a-Singled for Obermueller in the 6th. b-Popped out for Treanor in the 9th. c-Grounded out for Gardner in the 9th.

2B: Uggla 2 (13, Simontacchi, Simontacchi).
TB: Uggla 4; Wood; Willingham 3; Borchard; Treanor; Boone.
RBI: Wood (5), Borchard (15), Amezaga (9), Boone (8).
2-out RBI: Boone.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Obermueller; Ramirez.
SF: Amezaga.
GIDP: Amezaga.
Team LOB: 7.

PO: Uggla (2nd base by Simontacchi).

E: Cabrera (6, fielding).
DP: (Wood-Ramirez-Obermueller).

Lopez, 2B4101012.245
Guzman, SS4022000.296
Zimmerman, 3B4000012.250
Church, LF4110000.270
  Rauch, P0000000.000
Kearns, RF4110021.270
Fick, 1B3110001.200
Flores, C3122010.321
Langerhans, CF-LF2100101.113
Simontacchi, P2000000.000
  Colome, P0000000.000
  a-Casto, PH1000010.130
  Rivera, P0000000.000
  Logan, CF0000000.273

a-Struck out for Colome in the 7th.

3B: Guzman (1, Obermueller).
TB: Guzman 4; Church; Kearns; Fick; Flores 2.
RBI: Flores 2 (5), Lopez (8), Guzman 2 (2).
2-out RBI: Guzman 2; Flores.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Zimmerman.
GIDP: Zimmerman.
Team LOB: 2.

E: Fick (1, fielding).
DP: (Guzman-Fick).
Pickoffs: Simontacchi (Uggla at 2nd base).

Obermueller (L, 1-2)5.05511203.28
Messenger 2.02110203.78
Gardner 1.00000203.54
Simontacchi (W, 1-1)5.18432405.56
Colome (H, 1)1.21000102.66
Rivera (H, 4)1.00001102.04
Rauch (S, 1)1.00001103.98

Pitches-strikes: Obermueller 88-51, Messenger 30-22, Gardner 16-11, Simontacchi 80-58, Colome 21-12, Rivera 14-8, Rauch 17-10.
Ground outs-fly outs: Obermueller 6-7, Messenger 2-2, Gardner 0-1, Simontacchi 3-8, Colome 1-3, Rivera 2-0, Rauch 1-1.
Batters faced: Obermueller 21, Messenger 8, Gardner 3, Simontacchi 25, Colome 6, Rivera 3, Rauch 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Colome 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Jim Wolf. 1B: Tim Tschida. 2B: Jim Joyce. 3B: Jeff Nelson.
Weather: 67 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 21 mph, L to R.
T: 2:38.
Att: 20,486.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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